When parents disagree with clinical decisions
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When parents disagree with clinical decisions

Nick Evans Health journalist

Disputes over decisions to withdraw treatment for critically ill children are distressing for families and staff, and communication is vital to de-escalate tension

The immense sensitivities of cases in which parents and clinical professionals disagree over the treatment of critically ill children have been back in the spotlight.

Nursing Standard. 37, 12, 19-22. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.12.19.s12

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